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manual, mechanical, chemical
three categories of restraint techniques
manual restraint
using hands to hold an animal
mechanical restraint
using equipment or devices to hold an animal
chemical restraint
using sedatives, tranquilizers and anesthetics to restrain an animal
training collar
collar made of stainless-steel links with a ring at each end
headcollar
nylon halter that fits around the nose of a dog and behind its hears
slip leash
flat or braided nylon leash with a metal ring at one end
muzzle
any device applied around an animal's nose and mouth to prevent it from bitinghead snare
head snare
long metal or plastic tube with a thick retractable wire inside it
rabies pole
long metal or plastic tube with a thick retractable wire inside it
restraint pole
long metal or plastic tube with a thick retractable wire inside it
two people should life a dog over ____ pounds
50
sternal recumbancy
animal placed on its sternum at the edge of the table, its forelegs extedning off the edge of the table
lateral recumbency
animals placed on its side and stretched out
reclining restraint
animals placed on its side and stretched out
venipuncture
puncturing a vein to collect blood
cephalic vein
vein along front of dog's foreleg
saphenous vein
vein on the outer surface of the dog's hindleg
jugular vein
vein on the fornt of the animal's neck
occlude
holding off the vein which pools the blood
restraint gloves
heavy gauntlet-type gloves made of leather to handle cats
cat bags
a restraint device designed to enclose a cat's body while providing access to treatment sites
fetal hold
grasping a cat by the scruff of the neck
acrylic restainer
clear plastic tube with access ports drilled into it
forceps
use to transport small rodents from on ecage to anotherfur
fur slip
a chinchilla's tendency to shed patches of its fur if grasped too roughly
it's okay to pick a rabbit up by its ears
no - picking a rabbitby ears its will hurt the rabbit, damage its ear cartilage and may hurt its back if it struggles
a snake longer than 3 feet requires ___ restrainer for every ___ feet of snake length
one for every three
use ____ to pull a turtle's head or legs out
tongs
halter and lead
restraining device composed of a noseband and throatlach that encirlces the head of a large animal with a lead attached
lip twitch
composed of a long wooden handle with a loop of rope or stainless-steel chain at one end
humane twitch
one-person twitch
hobble
leather strap fastened around a horse's leg to restrict their movement
stock
a narrow enclosure that partially immobilzes an animal for treatment
it is best to approach a horse from ______ never ______
side rear
a vet tech should stand on the _____ side as the veterinarian
same
chain shank
long leather lead or rope with about a two-foot length of chain and a snap hook
cross-tying
restricts a horse's side-to-side head movement by tying two ropes to the halter and to cross-ties
tail tying
technique that involves tying an animlas' tail out of the way for certain procedures
foals
young horse under one year old
cattle chute
a cattle exam area large enough to hold one animal and an openign to hold its head
stancion
an openign that holds the cow's head in place
nose lead
large metal tongs with large ball-shaped ends controls the head
nasal septum
the tissue between the nostrils
bull staff
a long handled metal rod with a large hook at one end that clips to the nose ring
nose ring
a ring permanently attached to a bull's nose
tail jacking
used to prevent an animal from kicking, restrains the animal for minor technical precedures, lifts the tailin line with the spine
casting rope
serves to place an animal on it's side
for venipuncture hold a goat as you would a ____
dog
hurdles
flat pieces of plastic or plywood to direct a group of pigs
pig catcher
long-handled large clamp with a rope that holds the ends of the clamp shut
hog snare
long metal handle enclosing a rope, cable or chain loop at one end
v-trough
a v-shaped trough made of plywood to restrain small pigs on their backs
snubbing rope
a rope with a loop at one end, tied witha slip knot so that the loop can be tightened. helps to restrain a pig
you can grab a piglet by ___
one or both of its rear legs
for administration of oral medicine hold a small pig or piglet ___
with its rear legs on the ground
catching net
net attached to a long handled wood pole to remove individual birds from a flock
catching hook
used to catch chickens and turkeys, about 5 inches long attached to a long-handled pole
carry a turkey with its head toward ____
your back